Modern Bands For Hire

Modern Bands For Hire

Planning a hip and happening party and need a modern function band with a setlist to match?

Our contemporary wedding bands keep a keen eye on the charts, watching out for the latest musical trends and adjusting their palates ready for the new flavour of the month.

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Modern Wedding Bands For Hire

A wide range of contemporary function bands performing the very best of modern pop, R&B, indie & dance music, with a solid selection of classic hits thrown in to appeal to all ages.

The beauty of the modern and contemporary genre is that it's all-encompassing – hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, drum and bass and dance music are all up for grabs these days, and our wedding bands in the UK are notable for trying their able hands at all of these genres and more. So any kind of event for which you'd happily hire a modern chart DJ is the perfect place for people to get down to our contemporary bands' unique – and live – take on these same songs. DJs, of course, have their place, but the excitement of a live band playing such modern-sounding songs is hard to match. Office parties, birthdays, wedding receptions, graduations, awards ceremonies, charity events, corporate events, or anywhere else where people are gathered for a good time is exactly what our modern and contemporary bands are looking for!

With a new pop star dominating the airwaves seemingly every week, you'd be forgiven for thinking that a working band would be unable to keep up. However, this may be a case of hearing it to believe it – our modern and contemporary bands are au fait with the latest Dua Lipa, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Rudimental, Swedish House Mafia and Clean Bandit releases (bearing in mind that this very list will soon need to be updated!), and perform each new hit single with the same enthusiasm and effortless skill as the more familiar 90s and 00s classics (Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Whitney Houston and Britney Spears are just a few favourite artists that our modern bands regularly give the live treatment!).

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Of course, none of us would be here if it weren't for the greats who paved the way for modern music, so everyone from the Beatles, Gloria Gaynor and Michael Jackson to Stevie Wonder, Queen and Joan Jett are paid tribute to in our modern and contemporary bands' eclectic setlists. Just be sure to expect the unexpected – mash-ups and re-imaginings of golden oldies are not unheard of!

Our modern bands often need to include more hi-tech instrumentation than the standard guitar-bass-drum combination can produce, so keyboards are a common feature. However, our flexible and accommodating contemporary bands also offer stripped-down acoustic sets, so if this would suit your budget and venue more than a full-on party band with extra rappers and dancers, send a message our way and we'll make sure you still get the Bands for Hire modern and contemporary band experience.

The New Tones
From £1395
The New Tones are a young and vibrant function band who offer a lively repertoire, enthusiastic performance and upbeat style to kickstart your event. The New Tones...
Big Teaser
From £1575
Fresh on the London scene are Big Teaser - a high-energy indie/pop band bringing the perfect blend of contemporary and classic hits to the party. With a versatile...
Halos
From £1695
An effortlessly stylish pop, soul and rhythm & blues party band. Halos focus on providing an immersive, highly energetic and rhythmically pleasing performance....
The Mesh Band
From £1250
The mesh band are an experienced 4-piece wedding and function band performing a variety of music from 50s rock 'n' roll to Motown, indie rock and up-to-date pop. With...
Kissed & Crowned
From £1395
A cutting-edge, modern event band. Having met at music college, Kissed and Crowned have literally lived and breathed music together....
Halcyon
From £2395
A lively and dynamic party band covering a wide range of music for every generation. The core band consists of five professional musicians, all of whom have graduated...
Electric Soul Club
From £1295
Electric Soul Club are a gifted young 5-piece function band performing a range of music from old soul classics to contemporary pop. With...
The Royals
From £5050 + VAT
The Royals truly are a tour de force offering an explosive live performance specialising in RnB, Soul and Hip Hop. Comprising of some of the top musicians in and...
The Weekend Connection
From £1875
The Weekend Connection offer the perfect antidote to the working week with their exciting and energising collection of modern and classic...
The Fix
From £1985
The Fix are a fresh and vibrant young band bringing a high energy show to get your event rockin'! The band offer their unique twist on the party band repertoire...
The Fiction
From £1350
The Fiction are a fun and entertaining 4-piece band performing popular songs from the past five decades. This talented and enthusiastic function and wedding band offer...
Soho Soul
From £1295
An upbeat soul band from London who bring an abundance of style and charisma to the stage! Having studied in numerous music colleges in the capital, such as BIMM...
The Tricks
From £1545
Introducing The Tricks - London’s most prestigious function band, available to book for weddings, corporate functions, business awards ceremonies and more....
Vibrance
From £1490
Vibrance are a sensational party band with oodles of charisma and style, guaranteed to kick the night off with a bang! With a variety of line-ups on offer, the band...
Life In Stereo
From £1495
Life In Stereo are one of the UK's leading cover bands, made up of four world class session musicians - together they produce a sound you'll find difficult to match....
Pop Club
From £950
Inspired by legendary icons of pop, Motown and soul, you can expect to hear everything from Michael Jackson and Prince to Madonna. With their mutual appreciation of...
The Jets
From £1450
If you're looking for an ultra-cool wedding band to get your party rockin', the Jet's are certain to deliver! With close to a thousand gigs under their belt, their...
Dig That Band
From £1110
Dig That Band performs timeless hits from classic to contemporary with a 'get up and dance' energy! Drawing from several performance styles, Dig That Band offers a...

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